Specialist, Fine Art

Los Angeles Modern Auctions

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Rago/Wright/LAMA is looking for experienced Fine Art Specialist to join our growing Los Angeles team. Qualified candidates will be highly knowledgeable in fields of modern and contemporary art. This position requires a passionate and hard-working individual with the ability to handle multiple responsibilities and execute across a wide range of tasks.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing new client relationships and executing client outreach, for both the buying and selling side of the business

  • Managing consignments and the consignor relationship throughout the consignment process Working with a team of specialists to field, price and negotiate consignment inquiries

  • Developing proposals

  • Answering auction related inquiries; creating and distributing auction related materials, including condition reports

  • Assisting with auction day tasks as needed

  • Assisting with pre-auction exhibition staffing, and speaking to the clients about property

  • Working with other internal teams, including research, cataloguing, marketing, and retail to produce content, scholarship and expand marketing possibilities


Experience required:

  • 5 years experience in a gallery, auction house or arts-related organization

  • A minimum of a BA degree, preferably in Art, Art History or Design

  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team

The ideal candidate will also possess:

  • Prior knowledge or experience in the auction industry
How to Apply

To apply, email cover letter and resume to apply@lamodern.com

Please use the subject header “Specialist, Fine Art”.

Posted on April 15